Harrisson carved an excellent set of chessmen, distinguishing the "black" ones by a stain of permanganate of potash.
They would stick nicely, and stand up as straight as any chessmen.
With the supper ready, and nothing else to do, they had got out the chessmen, and were playing the rubber.
It was laid away in a chest with the chessmen, ready to receive the picture.
The waiter is thereupon summoned, and ordered to bring in a set of chessmen.
Layton made no reply, but began to set the chessmen upon the board at random.
I can as easily imagine Paine agitated with the movements of a battle of chessmen.
He gave up after awhile, and put the chessmen away in their proper places.
The chessmen of ancient times appear to have been rather formidable as weapons.
A chess-board; and Italians were the chessmen to this cold player with live flesh.